IQ Contest, Daily, Weekly & Monthly IQ & Mathematics Competitions

Question No 1

A + B means A is the father of B ;
A - B means A is the wife of B ;
A x B means A is the brother of B ;
A Ã· B means A is the daughter of B.
If P - R x Q, which of the following is true?

Solution!
Option (C)
P - R x Q means P is the wife of R who is the brother of Q i.e. P is the sister-in-law of Q.

.

Question No 2

Tina is 3 years younger than Tom. The age are in the ratio of 2: 3.Find the age of Tom.

Solution!
let's
Tom = x
Tina = x-3
according to given ratio:
x - 3 / x = 2 / 3
3(x-3 )=2x
x = 9
.

Question No 3

Choose or find odd word

Solution!
Here, all except Singhbhum are capitals of states of India.
.

Question No 4

Which word means the same as proximity?

Solution!
Proximity means the same as nearness..

Question No 5

Find the odd man out

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 6

61.5, 63, 64.5, ___, 67.5, 69.
Find the missing.

Solution!
Difference of 1.5.

Question No 7

Choose or find odd letter group
HGF , XWV , NML , OPQ , UTS

Solution!
In all other groups, the three letters are consecutive but in reverse order.
.

Question No 8

In following alphabet series , one term missing as shown by question mark . Choose missing term from options.
b, e, d, f, ?, h, j, ?,

Solution!
The series may be divided into groups as shown :
b  e  d  /  f  i  h  /  j  m  l
In each group, first letter is moved two steps forward to obtain the third letter while the third letter is moved one step forward to obtain the second letter
.

Question No 9

What comes next?
125, 64, 27, 8....?

Solution!
It is reverse series of cube of numbers 5, 4, 3, 2, 1...
where cube of 1 is 1.
.

Question No 10

Synonym of Abase:

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 11

What comes next in the series 0.1 , 3.3 , 6.5 , 9.7 , ?

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 12

What number comes next in the series 7,14,28,56,112

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 13

In alphabet series, some alphabets are missing which are given in that order as one of the alternatives below it. Choose the correct alternative.
_ bcdbc _ dcabd _ bcdbc _ dc _ bd

Solution!
The series is abcd / bcad / cabd / abcd / bcad / cabd. Thus, the pattern abcd / bcad / cabd is repeated twice.
.

Question No 14

In following alphabet series , one term missing as shown by question mark . Choose missing term from options.
R, M, ?, F, D, ?

Solution!
Letter are in reverse order in which from the last 0, 1, 2, 3 and 4 letters are missing between two consecutive letters..

Question No 15

90 oranges are bought at the rate of RS.300 and sold at the rate of Ra.50 per dozen. The percentage of profit or loss?

Solution!
C.p of 1 orange is =300/90
=3.3
S.p of 1 orange=50/12
=4
Hence gained percentage is=0.5/3.3*100
=100/6%
.

Question No 16

The reporter gave a ________and accurate account of the event.

Solution!
Concise is correct one..

Question No 17

If David says, "Peter's mother is the only daughter of my mother", how is David related to Peter?

Solution!

Option (C)

Only daughter of my mother = David Sister

David Sister is Peter's Mother

So David is maternal uncle of Peter

.

Question No 18

Find the missing.
4, 99, 6, ___, 8, 89, 10, 84, 12, 79

Solution!
Two alternative series
Odd position series: 4, 6,8,10 (addition of 2).
Even position series: 99, 94,89, 84 (Subtraction of 5).

.

Question No 19

A family consists of six member's P, Q, R, S, T and U. There are two married couples. Q is a doctor and the father of T. U is grandfather of R and is a contractor. S is grandmother of T and is a housewife. There is one doctor, one contractor, one nurse, one housewife and two students in the family. What is the profession of P?

Solution!
Q, the doctor,is the father of T. S, the housewife, is the grandmother of T and hence the mother of W. Since there are only two married couples one being that of Q, the grandfather of R i.e. U must be married of S. Thus, R and T will be both children of Q and these must be the students. So, P, who remains, shall be the wife of Q and she alone can be the nurse. Thus, U must be the contractor. P is the nurse..

Question No 20

A man bought a mobile and then sells in 720 getting 20% profit. The cost price of mobile will be:

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 21

In following alphabet series , one term missing as shown by question mark . Choose missing term from options.
Z, S, W, O, T, K, Q, G, ?

Solution!
The given sequence consists of two series :
I.    Z, W, T, V, Q, ? in which each letter is moved three steps backward to obtain the next term.
II.   S, O, K, G in which each letter is moved four steps backward to obtain the next term.
.

10-10Ã—?+10=0

Solution!
10-10Ã—2+10=0
10-20 +10=0
20-20=0
0=0
.

Question No 23

Choose or find odd number pair
(23 - 29) , (19 - 25) , (13 -17) , (3 - 5)

Solution!
All other pairs consist of prime numbers only.
.

Question No 24

The price of 5 apples and 3 bananas is Rs. 21 and price of 4 apples and 6 bananas is Rs. 24. What will be price of 1 apple and 2 bananas:

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 25

Baste: cooking::____: gardening.

Solution!
Baste is a cooking term, and mulch is a gardening term..

Question No 26

Inspector is to Inspection as General is to:

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 27

Live is to life as Examine is to

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 28

20 women can do a work in 15 days and 15 men can complete a work in 12 days. What is the ratio between the capacity of men and women?

Solution!
(20*15) women can do a work in 1 day.
So women 1 day =1/300
(15*12) men can do a work in 1 day
So men 1 day work=1/180
So, required ratio=(1/300)/(1/180)
=(1/5)/(1/3)
=3/5
.

Question No 29

Adina, Julius, and Tia volunteered to read to children at the public library. Julius worked 2 hours less then Tia. Adina worked twice as many hours as Julius. All together they worked 58 hours. How many hours did Adina work?

Solution!
If Tia  work :x hrs
Julius work :X - 2
Andera work :2 ( x -2)
then ,
X +( X - 2) + 2( X - 2) = 58
X = 16
Andera work: 2( x - 2)
2(16 -2) = 28 hours
.

Question No 30

AR, DQ, HP, KO, ON, RM...?